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Jan 31, 2013 5:30am PST
in the future. >> the u.s. has lost its triple aaa credit rating. spending cuts and tax rises in the coming weeks. analysts have said these discussions would have little impact on the economy. they were wrong. the pressure is on politicians to do a deal quickly. >> the granting of a boeing 787 in japan has cost it $1 billion. -- grounding of a boeing 787 has cost it $1 billion. doctors and ambulance staff say cutbacks have left to the health system missing supplies. protests have increased in recent weeks as an grows over the government's austerity plan. it is difficult to navigate and more daunting if you do not speak russian. we are talking about the moscow metro. there are up to 9 million passengers during peak hours. a major redesign aims to ease the crush. >> you could be forgiven for thinking parts of the moscow metro looks more like an art gallery that a busy underground rail network. it reflects the city's soviets passed and culture. tens of thousands of people work to bring the subway system to live. much of the labor is done in tough conditions by hand. the metro opened in 1935, 7
Jan 27, 2013 11:00pm PST
. there will be a framework for people to pay back taxes, taxes they could not pay before. there are signs of political bipartisanship on this issue. here is the leading republican senator speaking on sunday. >> what has changed is there is an appreciation on both sides of the idle, including on the republican side of the aisle that we have to enact a comprehensive reform bill. >> here is the leading democratic senator, who is giving a nonsuit now a leading republican -- a nod to the leading republican and the idea of border control. >> we are trying to get immigration reform. i am cautiously up a mistake -- optimistic. i have seen things that were once off the table for discussion being on the table for a pathway for word. there will be enhancement of the board of security with more border patrol. >> there are no guarantees politicians will be able to get this done. it is not a new issue. look for the debate on tiger border patrol -- tighter border controls. even in these economic times there is still plenty of work for undocumented workers to do things like waiting tables and gardening. >> immigrants
Jan 30, 2013 5:30am PST
governments s carver -- her government's carbon tax -- commodity prices have dipped. australia's economy has cooled. the opposition party says the government has lost control of australia's borders in the face of tens of thousands of asylum seekers. they will claim the government has mishandled relations with important neighbors. as of -- the suspension of live cattle exports to indonesia are thought to have caused offense. election is also likely to be personal in tone. late last year in a speech that went viral, the prime minister accused the opposition leader of sexism and misogyny, saying he treated her without respect because she was a woman. a few months ago, polls showed the labor government was deeply unpopular -- labour government was deeply unpopular. while the date is now known, the outcome is far from certain. >> the united eights is planning to expand its drone program to northwest africa -- the united states is planning to expand its drone program to northwest africa. the us will -- the aim is to gather intelligence against rebel groups in the region. this is where the rebel gr
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm PST
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Jan 25, 2013 3:00pm PST
burials -- attests to the ability of the state to collect taxes in the form of labor, as well as goods and skills needed to put together and control a city of this size. keach: teotihuacan must have had an extensive bureaucracy. everywhere there is evidence of state management, of control. the layout of the city itself was planned. religious and government buildings line two main avenues, with house compounds arranged behind, in a grid pattern. warren barbour has studied these compounds since 1962. this is the central patio of the apartment compound, called sequala, which is a typical apartment compound at teotihuacan. it's about half a football field on the side. it contains a central patio, a temple on the east side, and four apartments. to get the picture of this, you have to see elaborate paintings on the lower sections of the walls... the upper walls painted like wallpaper in reds and whites and greens. the pillars would go up to roofs with wood and covered porticoes, where children would be sitting and playing a game like parchesi. you would see dogs walking around, food being co
Jan 28, 2013 8:00am PST
are all examples of fine muscle work. just remember that these kinds of activities are very taxing for young children. teachers should not expect children to work at such skills for too long without relief. notice how these children are mastering a small muscle skill? what else can we do with materials and activities that could help children practice these skills? we have the peg boards with the little... the pegs and the peg boards. um...dress-up dolls to button, to tie things. those would be fine motor development, and those are all precursors to learning to write, meaning you need to strengthen your hand and finger muscles in order to hold the pencil correctly. even with art, we use sometimes the big brushes where they have a bigger grasp on things, or we use the smaller brushes or pencils. woman: brian, do you want to come on the feely wk? you need to take your shoes and socks off and tell me what you feel. that was soft. soft. it was soft. oh, cold! that's the cold one. what's in there, jonathan? ice. ice. let's see... how will that feel on your feet? no. no, don't like that o
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